CVS Health CEO to give lecture at Ohio Northern
ADA — CVS Health president and CEO Larry J. Merlo will deliver the Ohio Northern University Sebok Pharmacy Lecture at 1 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts, 525 S. Main St., Ada.
Merlo will speak on “Driving More Affordable, Accessible and Effective Care.” Merlo will also meet with a dozen ONU pharmacy students currently interning with CVS from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Turner Student Organization Room on the second floor of the Pharmacy Building.
Bluffton University to hold healthy eating series
BLUFFTON — Food and nutrition majors at Bluffton University work every year to develop nutritious meals for the university’s Lunch and Learn healthy eating series. The series, which is open to the community, includes a 20 to 30 minute cooking demonstration, nutritional information and a full meal.
The program has also benefitted this year from a sponsorship from the Food Store, a Bluffton whole food market, as well as help from vegan chef Jonah Agner, who works at the Food Store.
Demonstrations will be held from noon to 1 p.m., Feb. 22, March 1, 15, 17, 22, 24, April 5, 12, 19 and 26 on the first floor of Berky Hall. The demonstrations are free to attend, but space is limited to 15 seats per meal. Reservations can be made by contacting Jeanna Haggard at 419-233-1334 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mazza Museum sends art to the National Academy of Sciences
FINDLAY — Art from the Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay will be sent to the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., from March 6 through August 7.
“Igniting the Imagination,” an exhibit with themes in science, medicine and engineering illustrated through picture books, will be sent to Washington D.C.
Hosted by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences in the Upstairs Gallery of the NAS Bulding, the exhibit allows the museum to reinforce the value of art from picture books by highlighting art that shows what’s going on in the scientific world in fun and educational ways.
The exhibit will be on display until Aug. 7, and entry into the National Academy of Sciences Building is free, but a photo ID is required. The building is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and closed on weekends and holidays.
University of Findlay’s newspaper wins awards
FINDLAY — The University of Findlay’s The Pulse won eight awards at the Ohio Newspaper Association’s convention Thursday in Columbus, including first place for headline writing.
Architects to talk at Ohio Northern University
ADA — Paul Orban and Drew Susko, both architects with BHDP Architecture, are the featured speakers at the “Emerging Professionals” meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University, 525 S. Main St., Ada. The architects will be discussing designs for the emerging workplace.
University of Chicago researcher to speak at ONU
ADA — Ka Yee Christina Lee, professor of chemistry and senior associate vice president for research at the University of Chicago, will discuss “The science of breathing: Wrinkle-to-fold transitions in long surfactants and other elastic sheet” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Dicke Hall Forum at Ohio Northern University.
Her talk is part of the Kritzler Lectureship in Chemistry at ONU, and is sponsored by the Donald J. Bettinger Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The event is free to attend.
Lee has been with the University of Chicago since 1998, and is a full professor in the Department of Chemistry. She has served as the director of NSF-funded Materials Research Science and Engineering.
Piano recital planned Feb. 24 at Bluffton
BLUFFTON — Pianist Kate Boyd will be in concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, at Yoder Recital Hall at Bluffton University, 280 W. College Ave., Bluffton.
Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ to be performed Feb. 26
BLUFFTON — Dr. Mark J. Suderman, Bluffton professor of music, will conduct Vivaldi’s “Gloria” at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Yoder Recital Hall at Bluffton University, 280 W. College Ave., Bluffton.
‘Playing with Stress’ topic of Feb. 28 forum
BLUFFTON — Bluffton University will play host to a “Playing with Stress” forum at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Yoder Recital Hall, at Bluffton University, 280 W. College Ave., Bluffton.
Lynn Coghill, graduate professor and director of the Masters of Social Work program in the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh will present.
Scott joins Spanish Club at Ashland University
LIMA — Molly Scott, of Lima, is a member of the Spanish Club at Ashland University.
She is the daughter of Roger and Mary Scott, of Lima, and a 2013 graduate of Shawnee High School. Scott is majoring in exercise science at Ashland University.
University of Akron
AKRON — Two local residents graduated from the University of Akron during the Fall 2016 commencement ceremonies.
Adelina Seda, of Ada, earned an associate of applied business in hospitality manage-culinary arts degree.
Brianna Cotterman, of Lima, earned an associate of applied science in criminal justice tech-law enforcement degree.
Kent State University
KENT — Kent State recognizes more than 8,700 undergraduate students who have been named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2016. Undergraduate students who obtain a 3.400 GPA or higher while maintaining 12 or more credit hours during the spring qualify to receive this honor.
Students from the Lima area are:
Heather Barhorst of Minster
Jessica Callibarri of Lima
April DeLong of Cridersville
Erin Hageman of Ottawa
Matthew High of Lima
Kaitlyn Hughes of Wapakoneta
Emily Jones of Bluffton
Allison Jutte of Minster
Haylee Koester of Fort Jennings
Hailey Kreinbrink of Leipsic
Kirsten Maag of Ottawa
Megan McDonald of Lima
Rachel McNeeley of Wapakoneta
Morgan Messer of Columbus Grove
Allison Nolte of Wapakoneta
Alison Pulskamp of New Bremen
Alycia Quellhorst of Saint Marys
McKenna Reneker of Bluffton
Arianna Schmenk-Langhals of Glandorf
Mackenzie Smith of Van Wert
Colton Snyder of Van Wert
Taylor Sutton of Wapakoneta
Lincoln Memorial University
HARROGATE, Tenn. — Sarah Brock, of Harrod, earned Dean’s List recognition for the Fall 2016 semester at Lincoln Memorial University, according to university officials.
To be placed on the Dean’s List, the student must be a full-time undergraduate and have a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. Brock is a senior and is majoring in English at LMU.
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies.
WESTERVILLE — Lima native Caleb Dee Norton was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at Otterbein University.
In order to qualify for the dean’s list, students must be enrolled full time with a grade point average of at least 3.6.
PORTSMOUTH — Three local students were named to the Shawnee State University fall semester dean’s list for 2016.
These students include Michael Hill, of Bellefontaine, Alex Buist, of Ottawa, and Emily Teague, of Quincy.
To be placed on the dean’s list, students must be enrolled full time and achieve a GPA of 3.5 or better.
University of Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Neva Adams, a native of Bluffton, has been named to the University of Iowa’s Dean’s List for the 2016 Fall Semester. Adams is a second-year student studying elementary education in UI’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Adams’ inclusion on the Dean’s List means Adams achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on 12 semester hours or more of UI graded course work, with no course work marked as incomplete or no grade reported.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
MADISON, Wis. — Lindsay George, of Findlay, was named to the fall semester dean’s list at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a student at the university’s College of Engineering.
The recognized a local student who was named to the dean’s list for the 2016-17 fall semester.